PSYC 101 Deaf Psychology, Mental Health, & Counseling: Introduction

Find resources on general or deaf psychology, mental health and counseling.


Image of NCDHR website banner. If you are in search of general topic ideas and background information, a good place to start is with encyclopedias. We have subject specific encyclopedias in psychology, mental health, addictions, and counseling. You will note sub-categories with psychology encyclopedias. For example, we have school psychology, religion and psychology, social psychology, developmental psychology, child psychology, cognitive psychology, educational psychology, applied psychology, behavioral science (health), industrial psychology, and more.If interested in alcoholism and drug addiction, check out this list of booksAbnormal Psychology can be found via Credo. This database has many ebooks on psychology.  An important reference book is the Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders : DSM-5. You can get the proper terms of various psychological disorders.

Rochester, NY is the home of the National Center for Deaf Health Research (NCDHR) and focuses on Community-Based Participatory Research. There is a higher risk of health related issues, including mental health and addiction among the Deaf and HH population. This center has resources related to Deaf Wellness and offers workshops on wellness topics, like Weight-Wise, etc. Check out the extensive bibliography. You can view the publications and presentations of NCDHR. They also publish vlogs and the Healthy Signs Newsetters.

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ASL Videos for the Deaf Community to better understand research concepts:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about DWW in ASL Vlog or Text
What is Informed Consent? in ASL Vlog or Text
I want to become a Research Volunteer in ASL Vlog or Text
What is a Randomized Controlled Trial? in ASL Vlog or Text
What is a Cognitive Interview? in ASL Vlog or Text
What is Peer Driven Recruitment? in ASL Vlog
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